8 cup oil capacity,Dimensions (inches): 8.58 H x 11.38 W x 13.94 D Lets you fry with lid closed to reduce splattering Cooks 6 cups of French fries or chicken tenders Safety features include Cool-touch sides won't burn hands if touched accidentally and Breakaway, magnetic power cord Lets you lift basket to drain food while lid is closed Hamilton Beach Deep Fryers are generously sized for greater versatility -- some even accommodating a whole chicken. What's more, you can fry crispy, mouth-watering foods without the mess you've come to expect. Food can be lowered into hot oil and lifted out while the lid is closed for splatter-free frying. Hamilton Beach Deep Fryers also feature adjustable heat and convenient timers. Hamilton Beach Consumer Deep Fryers for the home are easy to clean and most models include a dishwasher-safe nonstick pot. The breakaway cord featured on most deep fryers makes storage easy too.
This is the first fryer I've owned and I’m very pleased with it. The design (with the removable controls and heating element) allows the pan that holds the oil to be completely removed for draining and cleaning. As others have mentioned, the cord is short for safety reasons. The plug that goes into the back of the fryer is held in place by magnets so if you try to move it, it comes out. This isn’t a design flaw but another safety element. The unit is rather large c..